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  • Managing Caregivers (Pt. 1)
    with Mara Levin and Tim Muma - February 26, 2013
    Economic situations continue to make aspects of business and employment more difficult for both individuals and employers. An area that has seen an increase in concern and awareness in recent years deals with employees who are caregivers in their homes. Tim Muma is joined by Mara Levin, Partner and Co-Chair of the employment practice at Herrick, Feinstein LLP, who analyzes the escalated consciousness of caregivers and their...
  • Managing Caregivers (Pt. 2)
    with Mara Levin and Tim Muma - February 26, 2013
    In part two, we continue to discuss the considerations involved with managing caregivers, particularly talking about the benefits that come with a strong, understood balance of work and family. Overall, this is an area that has seen an increase in concern and awareness in recent years deals with employees who are caregivers in their homes. Once again Tim Muma is joined by Mara Levin, Partner and Co-Chair of the employment p...
  • Age Discrimination and Ways to Fight Against It
    with Kerry Hannon and Tim Muma - February 20, 2013
    Reports state that age discrimination does occur both in the workplace and during the hiring process, and many times, it's not necessarily a conscious act. Perceptions, experience and stereotypes may all play a role in the evaluation of an employee or prospective candidate. Kerry Hannon is the "Jobs Expert" for AARP and a contributing editor to Forbes magazine, as well as the writer for the "Second Verse" column for Forbes....
  • Paid and Unpaid Sick Days
    with Erica Gamble and Tim Muma - February 20, 2013
    Paid sick leave for employees isn't guaranteed in the United States, giving employers the opportunity to decide their own parameters in most cases. Erica Gamble, Assistant VP of Human Resources for Bank of America, talks about the factors that are weighed in determining paid sick leave, as well as the pros and cons of either decision. She also gives Tim Muma an idea of what might be some appropriate guidelines to follow to...
  • Faith and Religion at Work
    with Joyce Dubensky and Tim Muma - February 1, 2013
    It's a reality of life that people have certain beliefs or religious affiliations that play a large role in their lives. With such diversity in the workplace, it can be difficult to accommodate each employee whether you are the boss or a co-worker. Joyce Dubensky, CEO of Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, urges all involved to research, communicate and empathize with each other's differences, especially in t...
  • Staying Positive During the Job Search
    with Gavin Redelman and Tim Muma - January 10, 2013
    It's important to understand and accept that the mental side of the job search plays a large role in your success or failure when it comes to landing a new job - particularly if you're unemployed. Tim Muma chats with Gavin Redelman, Founder of RedStarResume, who describes a number of ways to help job seekers keep an optimistic outlook and positively impact their search. While some suggestions may seem like common sense, it'...
  • An Introvert's Challenges and Strengths
    with Jennifer Kahnweiler and Tim Muma - January 7, 2013
    In a world where extroversion is celebrated, admired and coveted - especially in the employment realm because they are seen as "go getters" - where does that leave the introverts? There's often a misunderstanding of what being an introvert means and that could affect the decisions of job seekers, employees and employers. Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D., breaks down the world of introverts and the areas in which they actually...
  • Stopping Self-Doubt
    with Leslie Becker-Phelps and Tim Muma - January 2, 2013
    The human psyche is a powerful, yet fragile entity that affects our personal and professional lives significantly. Thoughts of self-doubt at work can tremendously impact our emotions, performance and overall health in ways we don't often consider. Leslie Becker-Phelps, Ph.D., discusses the various aspects of self-doubt and how it plays a role in the workplace. She also explains why self-doubt occurs, what it looks like at w...
  • RelayRides:  Peer-to-Peer Model
    with Shelby Clark and Tim Muma - December 15, 2012
    A growing trend in the world of business plays off the ease of connecting with people across the globe quickly. The philosophy of peer-to-peer matches individuals with needs to individuals with the resources. Shelby Clark, Founder and Chief Community Officer of RelayRides, talks to Tim Muma about the keys to his business' success and how it all works together with Relay Rides and across this new dimension of consumerism. Sh...
  • Finding Meaning at Work
    with Michelle Gielan and Tim Muma - November 19, 2012
    Engagement and motivation are buzzwords in the world of employment regarding many employees today. However, finding and feeling true meaning in what we do might be the secret to success in all things work-related, especially in terms of motivation. Psychologist Michelle Gielan joins Tim Muma to discuss the enormous impact other people have in our workplace lives, helping discover meaning and take pride in the things we do.